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  • January
    04 2017

    Concussion Linked to Suicide Risk: What Are your Options from the Legal Perspective?

    Scientists all over the world have long found a connection between suicide and TBI.  However, the only question that has remained unanswered for several decades is approximately what percentage of the victims who suffer from some form of TBI (like concussion) actually end up committing suicide as a result of this condition?  A new study […]

  • March
    24 2016

    What is a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)?

      What is a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)? A traumatic brain injury is also called a TBI.  A TBI occurs when an outside physical traumatic force is applied to the head and affects the person’s brain functioning. The physical force can consist of a blow to the head or from a rapid acceleration-deceleration event (like […]

  • August
    14 2015

    Bumble Bee Foods To Pay $6M In Workplace Wrongful Death Settlement

    San Diego-based Bumble Bee Foods, makers of canned tuna and other food products, agreed to pay $6 million in a workplace wrongful death settlement. The amount is the largest workplace wrongful death settlement in California history. The company agreed to pay the amount to settle criminal charges involving a worker who died in a pressure […]

  • August
    04 2015

    Dallas Uber Driver Arrested For Sexual Assault

    A driver with the ride-sharing service Uber was arrested in Dallas on suspicion of sexually assaulting a female passenger. The Uber driver, named as 56-year-old Talal Ali Chammout, has been charged with following the victim into her residence and sexually assaulting her after dropping her off. Mr. Chammout has been held in the Dallas County […]

  • May
    01 2015

    Workplace Fatalities Remembered on “Workers’ Memorial Day”

    May 1 is known as a day to celebrate working people around the world. Some groups also use the day to remember those who suffered from workplace fatality accidents. A report from the U.S. Department of Labor shows that twelve workers suffer workplace fatality incidents in an average day. Many workplace fatality lawsuits allege that […]